Semester and Master Projects

Our lab is always looking for motivated students wishing to discover computational solid mechanics through challenging research topics and/or practical applications. We try to provide unique project subjects, tailored to the student and related to research relevant to the laboratory, such as:

  • fracture and damage mechanics
  • numerical methods (finite elements, boundary elements, coupling methods, homogenization, etc.)
  • structural analysis
  • contact mechanics, tribology
  • discrete and atomistic modeling
  • high performance computing
  • material modeling
  • and many more…

The complete list of available projects can be found here, only shortly before each semester. We often engage in collaborations with other labs and universities. We are also open to suggestions for project topics. If you have an idea for a project you wish to do within our lab, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Former student projects

Below is a non-exhaustive list of previous projects done by students of LSMS.

M. Metral : Dynamic fragmentation with the cohesive element approach ; 2018-06-28.
C. Capelo : Introduction to contact mechanics: Elastoplastic normal contact between solids ; 2018-06-28.
S. Pasche : Non-Linear Dynamic Deformations Model Applied to Earthquake Engineering ; 2018-06-28.
A. Evard : Introduction to Discrete Modelling ; 2018-06-28.
Z. Fouad : The material point method ; 2018-06-28.
I. Honsali : Propagation of failure in finite adhesive pads ; 2018-06-28.
P. De Groot : Introduction to dynamic of structures with the finite element method ; 2018-06-28.
N. Woerle : 1D dynamical model of frictional stick- slip motion ; 2018-06-28.
O. Sabir : Investigation of Hessian-free methods to solve systems ; 2018-06-28.
O. H. Schöpfer : Modelling the deformation of an X-ray micro-CT based 3D structure ; 2018.
M. Lozano : Modélisation et optimisation des structures en coque par éléments finis ; 2018.
D. Sommer : Design of a Fiberglass Skateboard ; 2018.
G. Güell Bartrina : Introduction to dynamics with finite elements: a study of wave dynamics and applications to metaconcrete ; 2018.
J. Volmer : Modeling weak layer failure using non-associated plasticity ; 2017-06-14.
S. A. Durussel : Introduction to Discrete Modeling for Engineering ; 2017.
S. Z. Wattel : Introduction to Discrete Modeling for Engineering ; 2017.
N. El Berria : Coupling of finite elements with Greens functions analytic expressions ; 2017.
C. M. C. Capelo : Plasticité avec la méthode des éléments finis : analyse unidimensionnelle ; 2017.
A. B. Descombes : Dynamique en éléments finis ; 2017.
I. Thury : Implementation of a Constitutive Law for Concrete ; 2016.
L. Frérot : Developing a 3D finite element model for reinforced concrete ; 2015.
F.-J. Contat : Détermination du diagramme TRC pour un acier haute résistance, le S690QH ; 2014.
K. Seyid : PANOPTIC An Interconnected Network of Cameras ; 2012.
V. Popovic : Real Time Implementation of the Omnidirectional Vision Construction Algorithm of the Panoptic Camera ; 2011.
F. Degueldre : Biomolecular ion radical chemistry in the gas phase: method development and applications ; 2010.
T. Junge : Plasticity aspects of nano scale contact ; 2010.
S. Falk : Characteristics of isobaric tagging-based peptide quantification by high resolution tandem-in-time mass spectrometry ; 2009.
J. Overney : Lagrangian Stochastic Modeling of Heavy Particle Trajectories in Atmospheric Turbulence ; 2006.
M. Lozano : Modélisation et optimisation des structures en coque par éléments finis.